Ashley Newton is a writer, editor, and digital designer based in Kingston, ON, Canada.



Free Lit Magazine


Ashley created Free Lit Magazine in 2014, which is a digital literary publication with a mission to make literature accessible for readers while enriching the talent of contributing writers.

Shadows Among Mist

Shadows Among Mist includes 40 poems unified by themes of life, love, deception, happiness, and loss.

Heart of the Visionary Anarchist

The first in the Human Tragedy books, Heart of the Visionary Anarchist was written by Kai Kazi and features poetry by Ashley Newton.

“It has been a pleasure knowing Ashley Newton, and watching her in action as she eagerly promotes literature and those who contribute to it.”
- Bruce Kauffman (Writer, Poet)

Featured In

Kingston City Guide
The Kingston Free Press
Blueprint Magazine
The Cord Weekly

*Header photograph by Ashlee Stanley of Red Lemon Art & Photography